The Magic and the Mummy
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|Format: ||Paperback, 64 pages|
|Other Information: ||Black and white line|
|Published In: ||UK, 07 September 2004|
This is a tale of Neria, who works in the House of Death,helping her father to make the mummies. Neria enjoys her work, but when the pharaoh dies, it all goes into overdrive mode. Everyone is so busy that Neria is given the responsibility of mummifying the pharaoh's cat, to accompany him to the Afterlife. The trouble is, Neria is too squeamish to kill and gut the cat. Can she find a way to save the cat - without being caught and punished?
Following on from the success of Tudor Tales - combined sales of over 11,500 copies since June 2003 - another highly-illustrated historical fiction series which is destined to be just as successful, with an even wider international appeal.One of the Tudor Tales, The Prince, the Cook and the Cunning King, has been chosen as a World Book Day 2004 Recommended Read.The series has been widely acclaimed: "These are hilarious books full of all sorts of facts from the amusing to the stomach-churning" - Education Today. "A treat to savour" - Five to Eleven."Egyptians" is a subject area for study in Key Stage 2 History lessons. These stories are rooted firmly in historical fact.Brilliantly illustrated with humour and attention to historical detail by top artist, Helen Flook.
About the Author
Terry Deary is a publishing phenomenon, best-known for his multimillion selling Horrible Histories series. He began his writing career with fiction for A & C Black; many of his earlier books have been reissued as Black Cats. His other titles include the Tudor Tales series, published in June 2003.
A & C Black Publishers Ltd|
19.8 x 12.9 x 0.5 centimetres (0.04 kg)|
5-9 years |